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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 75° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.78 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 mieast0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 59' North
Longitude: 152° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.3"988.64 miwest0° 08' 18.7"9.52 misouth988.92 mi
24 hours10° 31' 20.7"714.59 mieast3° 31' 22.6"242.14 misouth758.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSat 1:00 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 1:00 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 2:00 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 12:00 Noon1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RosarioSat 2:00 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast E
Buenos AiresSat 2:00 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmSoutheast SE
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